Multivariate Dose-Response Meta-Analysis

Estimates dose-response relations from summarized dose-response data and to combines them according to principles of (multivariate) random-effects models.


The package dosresmeta consists of a collection of functions to estimate dose-response relations from summarized dose-response data for both continuous and binary outcomes, and to combine them according to principles of (multivariate) random-effects model. The methodology is illustrated in the referenced article.

Info on the dosresmeta package

The package is available on the Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN), with info at the related web page (https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=dosresmeta). A development website is available on GitHub (https://github.com/alecri/dosresmeta).

For a short summary of the package, refer to the main help page by typing:

help("dosresmeta-package")

in R after installation (see below).

Installation

The last version officially released on CRAN can be installed directly within R by typing:

install.packages("dosresmeta")

A version still under developement is avaiable on GitHub and can be installed by typing:

install.packages("devtools")
devtools::install_github("alecri/dosresmeta")

R code in published articles

Several peer-reviewed articles and documents provide R code illustrating methodological developments or replicating substantive results. An updated version of the code can be found at the GitHub (https://github.com/alecri) or personal web page (https://alecri.github.io/software/dosresmeta.html) of the package maintainer.

References:

Crippa A, Orsini N. Multivariate Dose-Response Meta-Analysis: the dosresmeta R Package. Journal of Statistical Software, Code Snippets,. 2016; 72(1), 1-15. doi:10.18637/jss.v072.c01. [freely available here]

Crippa A, Orsini N. Dose-response meta-analysis of differences in means. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2016 Aug 2;16(1):91. [freely available here] [GitHub repository at this link]

Discacciati A, Crippa A, Orsini N. Goodness of fit tools for dose-response meta-analysis of binary outcomes. Research Synthesis Methods. 2015 Jan 1. doi: 10.1002/jrsm.1194. [freely available here] [GitHub repository at this link]

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install.packages("dosresmeta")

2.0.1 by Alessio Crippa, 5 months ago


https://alecri.github.io/software/dosresmeta.html


Report a bug at https://github.com/alecri/dosresmeta/issues


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/dosresmeta


Authors: Alessio Crippa [aut, cre]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


Task views: Meta-Analysis


GPL-2 license


Depends on mvmeta

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, rms


See at CRAN